Case Studies

From opening a first bank account and trading in real markets, to moving out of care and into independent living, MyBnk’s financial education workshops and enterprise experiences pack a BIG punch!

"Saving's the last thing on my mind..." - Pensions and saving

Sporty Money Twist - Essex Boy's & Girls Club - Georgina, 16

18-25 year olds in the UK think they will retire with savings of £95,000, despite around three fifths not even starting to put money towards their pension yet.

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"I really underestimated the planning that goes into making something successful" - Enterprise

Business Battle - XLP - Emmanuel, 19

MyBnk helped young people at XLP gain valuable enterprise and leadership skills going from drawingboard to marketplace in just four days.

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“ I don’t have a bank so I feel tempted to spend it" - How do I choose the right one for me?

Money Twist - La Retraite Catholic School for Girls,- Sasika, 13

Savings are at a 40 year low and truncated interest rates offer little incentives for young people to stash their cash - this is where MyBnk steps in.

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"This project burst open a bubble for me!" - Boosting confidence using social enterprise

Enterprise-in-a-Box - Kids Company - Sharlene, 24

Whilst Sharlene had experience working with others, she was quick to admit she lacked vital communication skills, this project was going to take her out of her “comfort zone”.

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"I found out things I never knew before" - Uni debt vs Uni reality

Uni Dosh - Crest Academy - Isha, 17

Before our session Isha was 70/30 against going to university because she does not want to be in debt - what happened after our workshop?

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"I understand now, it's changed my views on how I spend my money" - How to spend

Money Twist - Heartlands School - Reece, 13

From the minimum wage to money habits. See how we are preparing young people for their financial futures.

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Responsibility and money? Something it's you don't think about" - Income is not a barrier

Uni Dosh - Motiv8 - Marcus & Lewis, 16

To go to university, or not? That’s the £53,000 question. MyBnk was on hand to help youths understand and cope with the true cost of university life.

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"A new respect for money" - Teen Business Battlers doubles his dough

Business Battle - Enfield Youth Services - Sekai, 15

Sekai has always thought about starting his own business but needed help with his customer service skills and confidence.

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"I found out things I never knew before" - Understanding true costs of uni life

Uni Dosh - London School of Economics, Outlook - Tolu, 17

Next year Tolu will be dealing with higher tuition fees. MyBnk helps him and other on LSE's Wider Participation programme understand the true costs of university life.

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